Articles about Airports Authority of India
30 Mar 2021
Consider spot fines on passengers not wearing masks properly: DGCA
Aviation regulator Director-General of Civil Aviation on Tuesday told the airports to consider imposing spot fines, with the help of police authorities, on passengers who are not wearing masks properly and maintaining social distance as per the COVID-19 guidelines.
20 Jan 2021
Kerala CM flays takeover of Thiruvananthapuram Airport by Adani Group
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday criticized the takeover of Thiruvananthapuram Airport by the Adani Group, saying it is not for the development of the facility but to protect the interest of monopolies.
08 Jan 2021
Coronavirus vaccine consignment awaits government nod for take-off from Pune
On Thursday night, the Pune Airport was prepared to airlift vials of coronavirus vaccine, the first such exercise in India's massive inoculation drive.
25 Nov 2020
Cyclone Nivar: Chennai airport shuts operations tonight; trains canceled
Ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall on the eastern coast of the Indian peninsula, operations at the Chennai airport have been suspended from 7 pm Wednesday till 7 am the next day.
13 Nov 2020
'Shameful state': Juhi Chawla stranded for hours at airport
Actor Juhi Chawla was recently stranded for hours at the airport, after returning from UAE to India.
04 Jun 2020
Swiggy, Zomato cleared to test long-range 'delivery drones': DGCA
Soon, you may see unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flying in with your food orders.
21 May 2020
Air fares will be capped for three months
Once airlines restore partial services from Monday, they will have to adhere to the pricing guidelines of the Civil Aviation Ministry, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday. The rates will be capped for three months.
21 May 2020
Guidelines for domestic air travel announced: What's allowed, what's not
The Airports Authority of India, AAI, on Thursday released the standard operating procedure (SOPs) for domestic air travel, underlining that downloading the Aarogya Setu app will not be mandatory for children below 14 years.
17 May 2020
Airlines suffered turbulence due to coronavirus: Understanding what future holds
The globalized world was brought to a screeching halt with the onset of coronavirus pandemic.
16 May 2020
AAI asks passengers to mandatorily download Aarogya Setu, carry hand-sanitizer
Air passengers will now be required to have the government's COVID-19 contact tracing app Aarogya Setu app on their phones, as per guidelines issued by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Friday.
29 Jan 2020
Goa NSUI wants Salman banned after actor snatches fan's phone
After a video of Bollywood actor Salman Khan snatching a fan's phone away went viral, the National Students' Union of India (NSUI) has demanded a ban on the 54-year-old actor in Goa.
03 Jan 2020
IndiGo ordered to compensate fliers who found cockroach on flight
An IndiGo flight from Pune to Delhi on December 31, 2018, turned horrifying for two passengers, who found a cockroach on the aircraft.
24 Jul 2019
Now, travel paperless at Bengaluru Airport
In what comes as good news for fliers, passengers boarding from the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA), Bengaluru can now travel without having to present any travel documents.
08 Mar 2019
Soon, you may have to pay more for flight tickets
Passengers travelling via air, both domestic and international, might have to pay more for their tickets soon, as Passenger Service Fee (PSF) is due for an increase.
07 Feb 2019
PM to lay foundation-stone of Arunachal Pradesh airport on Saturday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate several projects and lay foundation of many vital schemes in Arunachal Pradesh during his visit to the north-eastern state on Saturday, officials said today.
09 Jan 2019
Soon, islands in Andaman will be connected by seaplanes
According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, islands in Andaman will soon be connected by seaplanes that can land on or take-off from water.
08 Jan 2019
AAI to soon use plastic waste to lay roads
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to use plastic waste to lay or repair roads on the city-side of airports, and the plan is expected to be put in motion soon.
16 Nov 2018
TM Krishna's canceled Delhi-concert rescheduled, after AAP steps in
Carnatic singer TM Krishna whose concert on November 17 in Delhi was canceled due to attacks by right-wing trolls has been rescheduled after AAP stepped in.
15 Nov 2018
TM Krishna's Delhi-concert canceled after right-wing trolls target him
In what serves as a reminder that actions on the web have an impact on the real world, the concert of renowned Carnatic singer TM Krishna was called off in the national capital after right-wing trolls targeted him.
01 Nov 2018
Odisha: Jharsuguda Airport is now 'Veer Surendra Sai Airport'
The Cabinet today approved renaming the Jharsuguda aerodrome in Odisha as 'Veer Surendra Sai Airport'.
27 Oct 2018
5 most breathtakingly beautiful airports in India
Many amazing domestic and International trips begin and end with air travel.
08 Oct 2018
Airports owe Rs. 970 crore security dues to CISF
Dues amounting to about Rs. 970cr are pending against various airports in the country in lieu of providing CISF security to them.
24 Sep 2018
PM Modi inaugurates Sikkim's first Airport: Details here
Nine years after its foundation stone was laid, the stunning Pakyong Airport in Sikkim was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.
08 Sep 2018
Govt-run airports to have separate food counters with affordable snacks
Tea and snacks would be available at the MRP at some counters in government-run airports in India, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) said.
06 Sep 2018
Bengaluru International Airport to introduce facial recognition facility from 2019
Bengaluru International Airport Thursday said it plans to roll out facial recognition facility for the passengers of some select airlines from early next year as it seeks to make the boarding process paperless.
03 Sep 2018
Union Minister acts on 'toilet-cum-childcare' room at Srinagar airport
Junior Civil Aviation Minister, Jayant Sinha, today directed the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to look into the allegations of a toilet being converted into a childcare room at the Srinagar airport.
19 Aug 2018
Kerala: Commercial flight operations from Kochi Naval Base from tomorrow
The Center yesterday said Kerala's Kochi Naval Base will be thrown open for commercial flight operations from the morning of August 20, bringing a huge relief to people awaiting the resumption of air service from Kochi.
15 Aug 2018
UP government urges Center to rename Bareilly, Kanpur, Agra airports
Uttar Pradesh government has approached the Center for its approval to rename the airports in Bareilly, Kanpur, and Agra, a move that comes close on the heels of rechristening the iconic Mughalsarai Railway Station after RSS thinker Deendayal Upadhyay.
15 Aug 2018
You can 'march' with armed forces at Vadodara Airport
A first-of-its-kind art installation called 'Shaurya Sthal' in Vadodara Airport will make it possible for you to 'march' with armed forces.
02 Aug 2018
26 mid-air misses reported over Indian airspace this year: Sinha
Twenty-six cases of mid-air miss were reported over the Indian airspace this year till June, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha informed Lok Sabha.
25 Jul 2018
Soon, travel without removing laptops from hand baggage at airports
Indian authorities are mulling a new passenger-friendly technology that is increasingly being tested in some of the world's busiest airports.
17 Jul 2018
Peak-hour flight fares may increase if govt. passes new proposal
In a move akin to surge pricing policies on ride-hailing services, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is mulling over a proposal to impose additional charges on airlines for flights during peak hours.
16 Jul 2018
Bombay-HC slaps Rs. 5L fine on Leela Hotels for 'forum-hunting'
The Bombay HC today imposed a fine of Rs. 5L on Hotel Leela Venture Limited for "forum-hunting" by seeking that their pleas, challenging eviction proceedings, be heard by a single-judge bench.
15 Jul 2018
34 Indian airports lack CCTV cameras, other basic security equipment
Airports across the country are lacking in basic security equipment like bomb detectors, baggage X-ray machines and walkie-talkies, the CISF has warned.
10 Jul 2018
Vadodara airport to switch to solar-energy to cut electricity cost
The Vadodara airport will soon switch over to solar energy for its everyday operations to cut down its electricity cost.
05 Jul 2018
Transwoman wins gender-identity battle against Airports Authority of India
A transwoman won probably the biggest battle of her life after Bombay High Court, on Wednesday, directed her employer Airports Authority of India (AAI) to make the requested changes in her name and gender in the service record.
07 Jun 2018
This software by Honeywell will make flying safer in India
New Jersey-based conglomerate Honeywell International, at the behest of the Indian government, is developing a software solution that would decode over 100 Indian accents.
04 Jun 2018
Vadodara airport seeks nod from AAI to operate facility round-the-clock
The Vadodara airport authorities have sought permission from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for operating the facility round-the-clock at the city's airport situated in Harni.
03 Jun 2018
Indian airports witness 21.7% growth in passenger-traffic in April YOY
The passenger traffic in Indian airports in April registered a substantial growth of 21.7% over the corresponding month last year, according to the latest figures released by the Airport Authority of India (AAI).
29 May 2018
Center to finalize 'vision 2035' document, address aviation sector issues
The Center is concluding a strategic vision document for the fast-growing aviation sector in the country to address issues such as infrastructure constraints at airports, boosting air connectivity to smaller towns, and developing the local human resource.